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An Official ATS/AACN/ACCP/ESICM/SCCM Policy Statement: Responding to Requests for Potentiall...
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/cc/inappropr-ther-st.pdf
Gabriel T. Bosslet

May 14th, 2015 - The multisociety statement on responding to requests for potentially inappropriate treatments in intensive care units provides guidance for clinicians to prevent and manage disputes in patients with advanced critical illness.

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Clinical Resources
http://www.aabb.org/programs/clinical/Pages/default.aspx

AABB, with the valued assistance of its expert member committees, develops a variety of resources to help guide professionals in keeping abreast of clinical issues in transfusion medicine. AABB is a leader in producing clinical practice guidelines for utilization of blood components.

Antiviral Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis B Viral Infection in Adults: A Systematic Review and...
https://www.aasld.org/sites/default/files/Lok_et_al-2016-Hepatology.pdf
Anna S.F. Lok

Dec 31st, 2015 - Chronic hepatitis B viral (HBV) infection remains a significant global health problem. Evidence-based guidelines are needed to help providers determine when treatment should be initiated, which medication is most appropriate, and when treatment can safely be stopped.

Components necessary for high-quality lung cancer screening: American College of Chest Physi...
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/lcod/LungCA_screen_st.pdf
Peter Mazzone

Oct 23rd, 2014 - Lung cancer screening with a low-dose chest CT scan can result in more benefit than harm when performed in settings committed to developing and maintaining high-quality programs. This project aimed to identify the components of screening that should be a part of all lung cancer screening programs.

Role of assisted hatching in in vitro fertilization: a guideline
https://www.asrm.org/globalassets/asrm/asrm-content/news-and-publications/practice-guidelines/for-non-members/role_of_assisted_hatching_in_in_vitro_fertilization-noprint.pdf
Practice Committee

Jul 31st, 2014 - There is good evidence that assisted hatching (AH) slightly improves clinical pregnancy rates, particularly in poor prognosis patients, including those with prior failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. Due to a limited number of studies, there is insufficient evidence to conclude that AH improves live-birth rates.

The Choosing Wisely Top Five List in Adult Pulmonary Medicine
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/copd/choosing-wisely-adult-pulmonary-list.pdf
Renda Soylemez Wiener

May 31st, 2014 - The American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation's Choosing Wisely campaign aims to curb health-care costs and improve patient care by soliciting lists from medical societies of the top five tests or treatments in their specialty that are used too frequently and inappropriately. The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and American College of Chest Physicians created a joint task force, which prod.

2014 AHA/ACC/HRS guideline for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation: exe...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000040
Circulation January CT, Wann LS et. al.

Mar 31st, 2014 - 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS guideline for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society.|2014|January CT,Wann LS,Alpert JS,Calkins H,Cigarroa JE,|standards,physiopathology,therapy,standards,standards,

Screening for suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults in primary care: U....
https://doi.org/10.7326/M14-0589
Annals of Internal Medicine; LeFevre ML,

May 20th, 2014 - Update of the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for suicide risk. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the accuracy and reliability of instruments used to screen for increased suicide risk, benefits and harms of screening for increased suicide risk, and benefits and harms of treatments to prevent suicide. This recommendation applies to adolescents, adu...

Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome: an Endocrine Society clinical pra...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5399492
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Legro RS, Arslanian SA et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2013 - The aim was to formulate practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). An Endocrine Society-appointed Task Force of experts, a methodologist, and a medical writer developed the guideline. This evidence-based guideline was developed using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system to describe both the strength...

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6107316
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 24th, 2018 - This report updates the 2017-18 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States (MMWR Recomm Rep 2017;66[No. RR-2]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be us...

Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diphtheria with Vaccines in the United States: Re...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5919600
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Liang JL, Tiwari T et. al.

Apr 27th, 2018 - This report compiles and summarizes all recommendations from CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding prevention and control of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis in the United States. As a comprehensive summary of previously published recommendations, this report does not contain any new recommendations and replaces all previously published reports and policy notes; ...

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vacc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991811
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Jun 7th, 2018 - Intranasally administered live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) was initially licensed in the United States in 2003 as a trivalent formulation (LAIV3) (FluMist, MedImmune, LLC). Quadrivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) (FluMist Quadrivalent, MedImmune) has been licensed in the United States since 2012 and was first available during the 2013-14 influenza season, replacing LAIV3....

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5837399
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 25th, 2017 - This report updates the 2016-17 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines (MMWR Recomm Rep 2016;65[No. RR-5]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be used.For the 2017-18 se...

2014 ACC/AHA guideline on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and management of pat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2014.07.944
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Fleisher LA, Fleischmann KE et. al.

Aug 5th, 2014 - 2014 ACC/AHA guideline on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and management of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines.|2014|Fleisher LA,Fleischmann KE,Auerbach AD,Barnason SA,Beckman JA,|standards,methods,standards,diagnosis,therapy,methods,standards,standards,standards,

Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: A Gui...
https://doi.org/10.1161/STR.0000000000000070
Stroke Thompson BG, Brown RD et. al.

Jun 19th, 2015 - The aim of this updated statement is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based recommendations for management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Writing group members used systematic literature reviews from January 1977 up to June 2014. They also reviewed contemporary published evidence-based guidelines, personal files, and published expert opinion to summarize existing evide...

Screening for Depression in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation St...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2015.18392
JAMA Siu AL, et. al.

Jan 27th, 2016 - Update of the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for depression in adults. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for depression in adult populations, including older adults and pregnant and postpartum women; the accuracy of depression screening instruments; and the benefits and harms of depression treatment in these popu...

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adul...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-3005
Annals of Internal Medicine; Kim DK, Bridges CB et. al.

Feb 2nd, 2016 - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older: United States, 2016.|2016|Kim DK,Bridges CB,Harriman KH, ,|

Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.0763
JAMA , Siu AL et. al.

Mar 4th, 2016 - Update of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on screening for visual acuity impairment associated with uncorrected refractive error, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration among adults 65 years or older in the primary care setting; the benefits and harms of screening; th...

Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children: US Preventive Services Task F...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.0018
JAMA Siu AL, et. al.

Feb 17th, 2016 - New US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young children. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the accuracy, benefits, and potential harms of brief, formal screening instruments for ASD administered during routine primary care visits and the benefits and potential harms of early behavioral treatment for young children identif...

Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: US Preventive Services Task Force ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.2638
JAMA , Siu AL et. al.

Apr 5th, 2016 - About 14% of US adults aged 40 to 79 years have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and it is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Persons with severe COPD are often unable to participate in normal physical activity due to deterioration of lung function. To update the 2008 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for COPD in asymptomatic...